Final

Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)

Series starts 10/26

Game 1: Friday, October 26th
Hawks88Final
Pistons104

Hawks 88

(3-4, 3-0 away)

Pistons 104

(4-4, 4-0 home)

7:30 PM ET, October 26, 2012

The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI

1 2 3 4 T
ATL 20 24 22 2288
DET 28 27 27 22104

Top Performers

Atlanta: L. Williams 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast

Detroit: G. Monroe 16 Pts, 11 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Pistons 104, Hawks 88

Associated Press

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Greg Monroe and rookie Brandon Knight each scored 16 points to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 104-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.

It was the final exhibition game for both teams.

Louis Williams scored 17 points for the Hawks (3-4).

With starting power forward Jason Maxiell in foul trouble, Pistons rookie Andre Drummond got extended minutes with the starters and finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds. The ninth overall pick in this year's draft also blocked two shots.

Tayshaun Prince added 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting for Detroit (4-4).

After finishing the preseason undefeated at home, Detroit will host Houston in its opener on Wednesday. The Rockets then travel to Atlanta to face the Hawks in their opener on Friday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ATL
DET
Points 88 104
FGM-FGA 30-75 (.400) 40-78 (.513)
3PM-3PA 10-22 (.455) 7-23 (.304)
FTM-FTA 18-23 (.783) 17-23 (.739)
Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 7-30 13-48
Assists 19 21
Turnovers 20 23
Steals 8 9
Blocks 4 6
Fast Break Points 11 6
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (2/0) 26 (0/0)

Top Performers

Atlanta
Detroit
Louis Williams Williams
Points: 17
Reb: 1
Ast: 4
Stl: 0
Blk: 0
Greg Monroe Monroe
Points: 16
Reb: 11
Ast: 5
Stl: 2
Blk: 0